Public Figures, Private Lives, and the Press

The Smithsonian Institution and the National Press Club co-sponsored the seventh annual Freedom of the Press program, a forum on the… read more

The Smithsonian Institution and the National Press Club co-sponsored the seventh annual Freedom of the Press program, a forum on the relationship between the media and public figures. Several media and political analysts discussed the extent to which the private lives of political and other public figures should be made available to the general public through the media, and whether the media’s interest in politicians' private lives was justified by its relationship to their subsequent performance in office. Following their prepared remarks, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Public Figures, Private Lives, and the Press

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Program ID:
25655-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 1992
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 1992

Airing Details

  • Apr 18, 1992 | 11:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 1992 | 3:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 1992 | 7:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 1992 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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